• Sinclair Broadcast Group Celebrates Its 10,000th Drone Flight

    Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. today announced that the company's Unmanned Aerial Systems (drone) program recently flew its 10,000th logged flight. Launched in August 2016, this program operates drones for 45 Sinclair newsrooms across the country, bringing the most exciting innovations in journalism to local audiences. The company has 108 FAA Part 107 certified drone pilots and 64 trained visual observers in newsrooms and creative services ...
  • General Aeronautics Selects Dassault Systems to Develop Unmanned Aerial Vehicle

    Dassault Systèmes today announced at Aero India 2019, that Bengaluru based integrated aircraft design and engineering services company, General Aeronautics has deployed the 3DEXPERIENCE platform on cloud to develop next-generation design Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV). General Aeronautics leverages Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) and Multi-Disciplinary Optimization (MDO) capabilities of the 3DEXPERIENCE platform to deliver more ...
  • Drone Light Show Returns to Illuminate Night Sky at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2019

    The dazzling drone light show that made its debut at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh last year is returning in 2019, with more than 100 lighted drones taking flight during the night air shows on July 24 and 27 during the “World’s Greatest Aviation Celebration.”   The 67th annual Experimental Aircraft Association fly-in convention is July 22-28 at Wittman Regional Airport in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. The night air shows have become a favorite of ...
  • FoxFury Lighting Solutions and Sundance Media Group: Using Drones to Map a Crime Scene

    On Wednesday January 23th, 2019, Sundance Media Group along with FoxFury Lighting Solutions, Westwind Unmanned Vehicles, Yuneec Aviation, Pix4D, and Autel Robotics hosted a nighttime drone crime scene investigation demonstration in Henderson, Nevada. Recreating a homicide scene at a local equestrian park, the demonstration sought to use drones to capture forensic evidence at the scene in the dark and map it in 2D and 3D for law ...
  • MyDefence Introduces Modular CUAS Solution For Airports, Prisons And Military Bases

    For the past three years, MyDefence has been hard at work with the development of a new type of anti-drone system that can effectively solve the problem of protecting large scale areas against the threat of drones. The system is named KNOX and is a customizable end-to-end anti-drone solution with purpose-built RF sensors, drone radars, and integrated EO/IR for visual tracking. KNOX is now available for commercial use at airports, prisons, ...
  • Drone Delivery Canada Unveils Its Largest and Farthest Range Cargo Delivery Drone

    Drone Delivery Canada , today unveiled its largest cargo and farthest range delivery drone, 'The Condor'. 'The Condor' was displayed at public and investor launch events at the TMX Broadcast Centre Gallery in Toronto. The Condor has been in development for the past year and is the next generation in DDC's drone delivery cargo aircraft. With a payload capacity of 180 kilograms or 400 pounds, and a potential travel distance of up ...
  • CAAC Issued “Guidance on UAV Airworthiness Certification”

    On January 23rd, 2019, the Airworthiness Department of Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) issued the Guidance on UAV Airworthiness Certification based on Operational Risks (hereinafter abbreviated as "Guidance"), aiming at establishing a risk-based UAV airworthiness management system by the end of 2019. A total of five Chinese UAV companies were authorized as pilots to initiate and develop different UAV programs in exploring ...
  • The UK’s Tempest’s Unmanned ‘Loyal Wingmen’ To Be Carrier Capable

    The UK is looking to create a carrier-capable unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) as part of its wider efforts to develop the Tempest next-generation combat aircraft, a government minister said on 14 February. Answering questions in the House of Commons, the Minister of State, Ministry of Defence (MoD), Deputy Leader of the House of Lords, Earl Howe, said that the Tempest needs to be compatible with the Royal Navy's two new Queen Elizab...
  • IN-FLIGHT Data Awarded Three GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ For BVLOS Project Supported by senseFly

    IN-FLIGHT Data, one of Canada’s leading commercial drone operators, has been awarded three GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ for drone (UAS) flights recently carried out as part of a groundbreaking BVLOS project with help from senseFly, the industry’s leading provider of fixed-wing drone solutions.The pioneering project has seen IN-FLIGHT Data awarded three world records for flights carried out during the innovative Canadian project, ...
  • SPYNEL-X V-LRF Search & Track System Showcased For The First Time At IDEX

    This week, SPYNEL-X and its V-LRF option are showcased at the International Defence Exhibition and Conference, Abu Dhabi, for the first time. The recently-launched thermal sensor equipped with a visible channel and a laser range finder will be presented to decision-makers from within the defence industry, alongside key representatives from governments, armed forces and the key military personnel. Award-winner V-LRF option for SPYNEL ...